Have you ever heard of Mung Bean? Green Mung Beans (Vigna radiata) are an ancient superfood from Asia that are low in fat and calories, yet packed with protein, fiber and essential micronutrients.
Studies reveal that mung beans contain anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic, antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, consumption of this mighty bean is essential for optimal detoxification process. According to Aurvedic studies, Green Mung Beans are considered to be "sattvic" - a heavenly good food that is a key to a vibrant, long and healthy life.
Lets take a look at its nutrient content. One cup of cooked mung beans contains about:
40g of Carbohydrates
15g of Fiber
14g of Protein
Less than 1g of Fat
Most importantly, it is a plentiful source of essential vitamins and minerals.
One cup of cooked Green Mung Beans provides 80% daily value (DV) of Folate (active component in DNA synthesis, i.e. new cell growth), over 20% DV of Thiamin (aids in en...